Forschungsbereich Wasserbau

Laboratory Facilities

The Laboratory has presently the following test facilities with the necessary infrastructure to fulfill the requirements in teaching, experimental research and commercial testing.

Testing halls with crane1400 m²
Open-air testing area2000 m²
2 tilting flumeseach of length 17m
Flexible flumes
Reservoir 1000 m³
Capacity of pumps2500 l/s
Mechanical workshop with crane300 m²
Electronic laboratory 80 m²
Offices and seminar room

300 m²


Main testing hall with test rigs
Auxiliary hall with 2 tilting flumes
Open-air model
Sectional model in a tilting glass flume
Groynes in a tilting flume
Steep tilting flume for rip-rap tests

Additional flumes can be installed quickly as required by means of a flexible module construction system


For a specific project, a canvas protected zone of 8 x 30 m in the open-air area was built in 2006.

Open-air area
Canvas protected testing area with a measurement cabin
Full model in the canvassed area